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ISNI - how do I get one?

ISNI - how do I get one?
6 Sep 2019

Obtaining your ISNI

In order to register your ISNI and create a unique record to distinguish you, the British Library needs the following information.

For individuals:

•            Name including any variants

•            Biographical information such as dates of birth etc.

•            Lists of works, bibliographies, discographies etc.

•            Other identifiers such as ORCID, IPI etc.

•            Relevant weblinks


For organisations/group entities:

•        Name including any variants

•        Organisation history e.g. dates of changes of name, mergers etc.

•        Lists of works, bibliographies, discographies etc.

•        Relevant weblinks

You may wish to read the ISNI Privacy Policy on our website: http://www.isni.org/privacy-policy

If you could supply the information above, we will attend to your ISNI.

email: Erin.Burnand@bl.uk

Erin Burnand
ISNI Quality Team
The British Library
Boston Spa
West Yorkshire
LS23 7BQ

Once you have it, let us know so we can update our records to disseminate to our partners and retailers.

This post is directed at Wordcatcher authors, but if you are reading this and are published elsewhere, I'm sure your publisher would like this information too.


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